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Date Title
20/11/2014 Please join our Snow Angels
Tandridge District Council is looking for more Snow Angels to join its network of volunteers who help clear pavements around key areas when it snows.
20/11/2014 Social Enterprise Day - Thursday 20 November
Global Entrepreneurship Week runs from 17-23 November, with  Social Enterprise Day taking place on Thursday 20 November.
19/11/2014 Are you aged between18 and 24 and looking to start your career?
We are looking for motivated young people to join our Young Worker Programme aimed at providing paid work experience placements for 26 weeks. The Programme is open to people aged 18 to 24, who live in the district of Tandridge, are unemployed and looking to gain essential skills and work experience to enhance their future employment prospects.
17/11/2014 Apply now for 2015 primary school places
If you are a parent of a child due to start primary school in September 2015, you have until 15 January 2015 to apply for a school place.
14/11/2014 Landlord fined £39,000 for poor state of property
On 11 November at Redhill Magistrates’ Court, Gary Henderson-Thynne, was found guilty for not complying with an improvement notice and fined £39,000. He was ordered to pay back £1658 for work carried out by the Council, as well as legal costs of £510 and £120 to the victim support scheme. 
13/11/2014 Timber Hill Play Area to close
Due to health and safety concerns Tandridge District Council is closing Timber Hill Play Area in Caterham Valley from 13 November 2014.
12/11/2014 Drop-in sessions for care home consultation
Surrey County Council has arranged a series of drop-in sessions throughout November and December as part of its consultation on the future of six older people's homes owned and run by the council. The consultation runs from 31 October to 12 December 2014.
11/11/2014 Preparing for bad weather
Over the last year Tandridge District Council has been working to minimise the impact of bad weather, such as flooding and snow, on services and improve residents’ access to information.
11/11/2014 Council Leader asks Police and Crime Commissioner to think carefully about 25% council tax increase
Following discussion about council tax increases, at last week’s Crime Summit on 4 November, Tandridge District Council’s Leader Gordon Keymer, believes Police and Crime Commissioner Kevin Hurley should think carefully about his suggestion there should be a 25% increase in the police element of the council tax bill for 2015/2016.
7/11/2014 East Surrey NHS body relocates to council offices
Local GP health commissioners will be taking up residence in the Tandridge District Council Offices from Monday 10 November 2014. 
7/11/2014 Surrey Nightstop Volunteers
Can you imagine what it is like to be homeless? Do you want to be part of the solution tackling homelessness in Surrey?
7/11/2014 WISE women wanted to boost digital business skills
One hundred Surrey women are being offered the chance to become digital entrepreneurs so they can set up new businesses or transform existing ones.
7/11/2014 Don’t store up health problems
The NHS’ latest public awareness campaign aims to persuade people to seek advice early from their local pharmacist if they are feeling under the weather. 
6/11/2014 Keeping warm keeps you well
Being snug and cosy in your home will help protect your health, being too cold can cause serious problems for your breathing if you have a bad chest. Sitting for long periods of time in a cold home can put pressure on your heart and blood circulation too. This can lead to serious problems such heart attacks and strokes. 
5/11/2014 Additional recycling service set to launch on 1 December 2014
Godstone Village School in Ivy Mill Lane will be helping Tandridge District Council launch its expanded recycling scheme on Tuesday 11 November, at 2.40pm. The Council’s Recycling Officer, Rob Luck, will be giving a talk to the children at their afternoon assembly watched by teachers, pupils, the Chairman of the Council, Chairman of the Community Services Committee and other district councillors.
4/11/2014 Health chiefs take action to avoid A&E crisis this winter
Health bosses are joining forces in an attempt to avoid a winter crisis at the A&E department of East Surrey Hospital by urging people to think twice before using the service.